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for not having enough support for israel and not taking a hard enough stance against iran. democrats are also getting tough on hagel. newly-elected senator tammy baldwin, also the first openly gay u.s. senator says she plans on questioning hagel for his anti-gay comments. 14 years ago hagel criticized ambassador james hormel for being aggressively gay. baldwin wants to know if his apology is sufficient and sincere and she wants to see how he's evolved on that issue particularly in the area of don't ask, don't tell. another obama appointment yesterday, he tapped counter terrorism adviser john brennan to lead the c.i.a. much the controversy there has to do with his involvement in the use of armed drones and his views on waterboarding but it is resparking a debate over the white house cyberleaks. president's aides purposely let out some information to help his re-election chances. but some republicans say they won't confirm brennan until the investigations are complete. more bill press is coming up after the break. stay with us. (vo) brought to you by lysol. a mission for health. before the snee
on israel iran and lgbt issues and he could face a long confirmation process. but the changing of the guard is already underway. current defense secretary leon panetta has authorized a military and civilian transition team to support hagel and brief him on operations, budget and administration policies. haigle will also need to prep a list of policy answers for the senate armed services committee. when panetta went through the process, his answers filled nearly 80 pages. today a federal appeals court will consider releasing photos of osama bin laden after his death. the conservative group judicial watch wants the government to release 52 images following the killing of bin laden in may of 2011. the government argues the photos should be kept secret in the interest of national security. saying the release could incite violence against americans. >> americans are losing tens of billions of dollars at the hands of china. the united states has opened up cases against dozens of china-based companies after allegations of fraud and financial irregularities. but the chinese government is refusing t
on israel and iran. he is getting members of both parties in his corner. hagel shortly after president obama exactly announced the name no, sir. superbly qualified with a distinguished public service. his own campaign with the myth against chuck hagel sending a set of documents showing hagel as pro-israel. one much those papers quotes israeli danny ialon saying hagel was a decent and fair reasoner. it's a start of what should be a strong lobbying effort from the administration convincing the senate to confirm hagel as secretary of defense. >> president obama's planners are a little strapped for cash. they are using a plan like groupon offering a limited number of daily deals. one of of the most recent with obama, biden and their wives for a price of $50,000. last time, that was a maximum donation. we will be right back. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out cu
of israel. other democrats will likely follow suit meaning an opposition from schumer could cost hagel his candidacy. in the meantime, hagel is dealing with public opinion over his stance on iran. critics say hagel's been too friendly to the country over the years. now his new role is to convince tehran there's no backing out of the corner and no chance they can threaten israel or saudi arabia. more bill, next. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. who is this? that's pete. my... [ dennis' voice ] allstate agent. a "starving artist" has an allstate agent? he got me... [ dennis' voice ] the allstate value plan. it's their most affordable car insuran
and evangelical groups both staunchly pro israel. the senator visited israel earlier this month and said any attack there is also an attack against the united states. all signs he's beefing up his credentials and is seriously considering a run for president in 2016. many hoping hillary clinton wills think about a run. still a few years away but a george washington university professor is already starting a super pac backing a potential 2016 bid for clinton. the pac is called ready for hillary and belongs to professor black. she told the senator for public integrity she's starting out with a small group of skilled and dedicated workers who support both obama and clinton. we're back with more bill after the break. stay with us. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not
the hearing on gun control was taking place, and israel during an air strike deep inside of syria. john kerry said farewell to the senate. hilary's final day is tomorrow. and then brennan the next director of the cia, and we have a new senator of massachusetts, mo calen, i'm telling you, you need a program to identify all of the new players around here. and now for today's current news update early on the west coast here she is lisa ferguson. >> hey bill, good morning, everyone. nothing on the president's public schedule today just his usual daily briefing in the oval office. vice president biden has a relatively open day as well he is at teping a committee lunch at the capitol. as for the president's longer term schedule, though he is calling for immigration reform by year's end and maybe even as early as june. obama spoke with television stations yesterday and said he wants this taken care of within the first half of the year. the president unveiled his proposal for comprehensive immigration reform on tuesday. he said he will let congress consider the senate plan
here. i think you captured the emotions just right. >> so peter king and steve israel both working together on this. it's too bad the congress didn't do it, speaking about the sandy relief. >> right. >> but finally, got up to close to what the president was asking as well as governor cuomo and governor christy were asking for. right? >> at the end of the day the number is pretty close and i think now the question really is using it wisely the rebuilding always takes longer than people want you to think it might. he specially with some of these tough infrastructure projects. the funds are there. the capitol is there. >> i don't know whether you saw last week's new yorker magazine had an article about climate change and what cities have to do around the world to protect themselves against future flooding and rising of the sea level and everything. there have been proposals, long-range proposals, extremely expensive proceed proceedsals to protect lower manhattan. is there any serious talk about that? >> there actually is. it isn't as though people are p
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. >>> an attack of a syrian border. israel has expressed concerns over an arsenal of chemical weapons. more bill up after the break. stay with us. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show host stephanie miller rounds out current's morning news block. >> you're welcome current tv audience for the visual candy. just be grateful current tv does not come in smellivision. the sweatshirt is nice and all but i could use a golden lasso. (vo) only on current tv. >> broadcasting across the nation, on your radio and on current tv this is "the bill press show". >> the president saying to congress yesterday, you get busy and pass immigration reform or i will send you my bill. the battle is joined. it is wednesday, january 30th. yeah. and senator schumer waiting. thank you for joining us here on the "full-court press" as we come to you live all the way across this great land of ours coast to coast from our studio in capital hill in washington, d.c., invite you to join
with israel and iran. senators lindsey graham and ted cruz had sharp words on the talk shows sunday. mitch mcconnell spoke out, on abc's "this week"? >> whoever is nominated for secretary of defense is going to have a full understanding of our close relationship with our israeli allies, the iranian threat and the importance of having a robust military. >> mcconnell did not stand by some of his previous praise of hagle, but he did say the former senator will get a fair hearing. a couple of other things on the president's agenda coming up include immigration gun control and the debt ceiling. the treasury is slated to lose borrowing power by the end of february unless congress agrees to raise the limit. spending cuts kick out on march 1st to every federal program. on the issue of gun control, the joe biden led tackle force has not reached any plans yesterday but according to "the washington post," the group is considering requiring universal background checks for all gun biers and harsh penalties for carrying guns near schools or giving them to miners. they would trac
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